When you think about developments in various areas is amazing to think about how a simple item such as the lanyard is used in so many facets of business and our personal lives. From id lanyards to lanyards used at theme parks to help you collect your favorite pins this item has taken on a life of its own. Our corporate headquarters has gone back and forth on the lanyard and retractable badge reels. The reels are typically worn on your belt or outside of your jacket and do make it easy if you are having to badge in and out of various buildings. The lanyard has become the choice among many of our employees because they are easier to wear outside your clothing and provide several advantages such as the ability to hold pens, and other photo ids that are easier to access. The lanyard has become so popular that many organizations and businesses are finding many different uses for them and here are some of the advantages:
1. For starters they are very inexpensive. Many businesses and conference planners purchase them in bulk because they know that are not kept for long periods of time and those that use them in conference know that they will be thrown away after the meeting. They are also becoming a popular items among sports teams and fans because they allow you to add your team spirit by sporting your favorite NFL or MLB team while keeping your id and keys together.
2. Companies and Organizations use them for identification because it is visible and can be seen from a greater distance. Many companies are now branding these simple lanyards to help identify their employees and to help build brand recognition and providing them as promotional products. This is because most people will leave their badges on when they leave work when they are stopping by the store on their way home. They are easily customized for special events and can be printed in a short time frame.
3. They are easy to use and unlike clips that will not damage your clothing. Even youngsters can use them for day camps and various sports camps. They can be hung up and are easier to keep track of than clip on id holders or badges that are just in holders.